• <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE DE. Kodachrome Film (16mm) showing Antoine de Saint-Exupery and Consuelo on a boat, 1942. JOINED: Guestbook for the Boat, signed, with a drawing of the Little Prince. 15 000 to 20 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CANDEE, HELEN CHURCHILL. Autograph manuscript. TITANIC, 40 leaves. Original account of the most famous shipwreck, by a survivor of the ordeal. 300 000 to 400 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> TITANIC. Collection of 7 documents relating to the shipwreck of the Titanic (14 April 1912). 20 000 to<br>30 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> DUPLEIX DE CADIGNAN, JEANBAPTISTE. Signed autograph manuscript. Thirty years of memoirs related to military services and important information on the American War of Independence.<br>40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> CURTIUS. Faiz et Conquestes d'Alexandre [Histoire d'Alexandre le Grand]. In French, illuminated manuscript on paper and parchment, 16 large miniatures. 300 000 to<br>500 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> NELSON, HORATIO. Signed autograph letter, ‘Nelson & Bronte,” aboard the Amazon, 14 October 1801, addressed to Sir William Hamilton. 4 000 to 5 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> GIROLAMO FRANCESCO MARIA MAZZUOLI DIT LE PARMESAN. Le couple amoureux. Pen and brown ink. 80 000 to 120 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SADE, DONATIEN-ALPHONSE-FRANÇOIS, MARQUIS DE. Autograph manuscript. The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinage, 1785.<br>4 000 000 to 6 000 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> MIRÓ, JOAN. Signed autograph correspondence to Thomas and Diane Bouchard (1949-1976). 50 000 to 60 000 €
    <b>Les Collections Aristophil:<br>December 20, 2017</b>
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> BALZAC, HONORÉ DE. Signed autograph manuscript, Ursule Mirouët, [1841]. One of only two manuscripts of novels by Balzac in private hands. 800 000 to<br>1 200 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> LENOIR, ALEXANDRE. Essai sur l'histoire des arts en Egypte pouvant servir d'appendice au grand ouvrage de la Commission. autograph manuscript with numerous additions and corrections. 40 000 to 50 000 €
    <b>Collections Aristophil, Dec. 20:</b> SCHRÖDINGER, ERWIN. Autograph manuscript [Spring 1946, sent to Albert Einstein]. 1 500 to 2 000 €
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>Friend, Wife</i>, graphite & watercolor cover for Judge magazine, May 1920. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Après la Tempête</i>, watercolor, ink & graphite cover for <i>Vogue</i>, April 1919, inscribed to Madame Condé Nast. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Maurice Sendak, <i>Little Bear & His Parents </i>, pencil study & finished watercolor for <i>Bears of the World</i>, 1981. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b><br>Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), <i>A Great Gallumphing Galoot!</i>, original drawing & inscription, signed twice, in <i>Dr. Seuss's ABC</i>. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Scrapbook relating to the production of <i>Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs</i>, with 20 original drawings, circa 1937. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles M. Schulz, <i>Gentleman Biographer</i>, pen & ink, <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1972. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Jerry Pinkney, <i>[Brer Rabbit & Brer Bear]</i>, watercolor, pen & ink on paper, 1990. $20,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> <i>Daffydils</i>, festschrift for Harry Hershfield, signed with cartoons & caricatures by George Herriman, Winsor McCay & others, 1911. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> W.W. Denslow, <i>Higglepy, Piggleby, My Black Hen</i>, ink & gouache, for <i>Denslow's Mother Goose </i>, 1901. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14: Illustration Art</b>
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Pavel Tchelitchew, <i>Savonarola</i>, graphite & gouache, sketch for the production at Theater in der Königgrätzer Straße, 1923. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> John Philip Falter, <i>Strictly Off the Record</i>, oil on canvas, for Four Roses Whiskey, 1942. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 14:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Movie Scream</i>, pen, ink & watercolor cartoon for <i>The New Yorker</i>, January 1947. $12,000 to $18,000.
  • <b>Sotheby’s New York: Fine Books & Manuscripts. December 11, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Wright, Frank Lloyd. An important collection of early letters from Wright to members of his family. 1909–1926. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Rand, Ayn. Ayn Rand's important first speech delivered at the Ford Hall Forum. $60,000 to $80,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> Tolkien, J.R.R. <i>The Hobbit or There and Back Again</i>. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1937. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> [Flemish Flower Manuscript]. Lille, Spanish Netherlands: 1630. $50,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 11:</b> García Márquez, Gabriel. Two drafts of an early short story, "Rosas Artificiales.” $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Sotheby’s New York: History of Science and Technology. December 12, 2017</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Enigma M4. A Fully Operational Four-Rotor ("M4") Kriegsmarine Enigma Cipher Machine, 1944. $350,000 To $500,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> The "Polio" Nobel Prize. The 1954 Nobel Prize Medal for Physiology or Medicine Awarded to Frederick C. Robbins. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> ENIGMA I. A Fully Operational Early Three-Rotor Enigma I Cipher Machine. Berlin, Heimsoeth Und Rinke, Early 1930s. $120,000 to $180,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Bonestell, Chesley. "Saturn, Viewed From Titan, One of Its Satellites." A Mid 1950's Study for the 360° Titan Panorama. 1 ½ x 20’. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Sotheby’s NY, Dec. 12:</b> Descartes, René. <i>Discours de la Méthode pour Bien Conduire Sa Raison, & Chercher la Verité dans les Sciences... 1637. $80,000 to $120,000

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35 Auctions Archived, 33 Sales Upcoming this Week

For the week ended Saturday, June 10, 2017, 35 auctions were archived to the Rare Book Hub Transaction Database; 17 denominated in euros, 5 in British pounds, and 13 in US dollars.  Turnover was a robust $13,794,476 as 8,186 lots were offered and 6,029 sold for a 74% success rate.  The average transaction price was $2,288.


3 auctions saw their total proceeds reach a million dollars: 

SothebysThe Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: $3,585,411 
Arader GalleriesSummer 2017 Sale on June 3rd: $1,511,809 
Galerie Bassenge15th-19th Century Prints on May 25th: $1,413,803 

13 auctions saw total sales exceed 100% of the high estimates of all lots offered in the sale: 

Il PonteInterior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal on May 30th: 205.88% 
SothebysThe Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: 155.00% 
Bruun RasmussenBooks and Prints - Live auction begins May 30 on June 9th: 143.66% 
Galerie BassengeAn American Private Collection - From Lesser Ury to Rolf Nesch on May 27th: 135.31% 
Kedem AuctionJewish and Israeli History and Culture on June 6th: 131.17% 
De Baecque and AssociesA look on the twentieth century # 15 : Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 1st: 122.38% 
ChristiesContemporary Art Day Auction - Prints on June 8th: 115.70% 
Galerie Bassenge15th-19th Century Prints on May 25th: 115.37% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art, Part 2 - Prints on May 27th: 113.73% 
Purcell AuctioneersAntiques and Collectables -Books and Prints on June 7th: 110.94% 
ALDEAutograph Letters and Manuscripts on June 8th: 104.28% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera on June 3rd: 103.84% 
Chiswick AuctionsPrinted Books and Manuscripts on May 31st: 102.86% 


15 sales saw at least 80% of their lots sell: 

Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 97.93% 
Heritage AuctionsSunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 96.06% 
Stair Auctioneers and AppraisersProperty from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera on June 3rd: 94.03% 
Dirk Soulis AuctionsSigned Prints by Local Artists on May 31st: 93.28% 
Il PonteInterior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal on May 30th: 92.86% 
ChristiesContemporary Art Day Auction - Prints on June 8th: 92.31% 
BonhamsAnimation Art on June 5th: 92.12% 
Forum AuctionsOnline Sale: Modern Literature on June 1st: 88.42% 
Bruun RasmussenPrints on June 6th: 86.79% 
SkinnerBooks and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 5/23 on June 2nd: 86.46% 
SothebysThe Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: 85.75% 
Il PonteInterior Decorations - Day 2 - Militaria: Books, Prints on May 31st: 83.33% 
Swann GalleriesMaps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on June 7th: 81.07% 
Chiswick AuctionsPrinted Books and Manuscripts on May 31st: 80.43% 
Galerie BassengeModern Art, Part 2 - Prints on May 27th: 80.00% 

 

 

 

 

Top 25 Lots Reported This Past Week.
  1. Bruun Rasmussen Unique picture book made by Hans Christian Andersen. on June 9th Actual price: USD $546,000.
  2. Arader Galleries MITCHELL, John (1711-1768). on June 3rd Actual price: USD $488,000.
  3. Galerie Bassenge Los Caprichos on May 25th Actual price: USD $192,864.
  4. Sothebys SUMMA THEOLOGIAE: PARS SECUNDA: SECUNDA PARS. on June 7th Actual price: USD $192,000.
  5. Arader Galleries Carolina Parrot, Plate 26. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $170,800.
  6. Sothebys DE CIVITATE DEI [COMMENTARY BY THOMAS WALEYS AND NICOLAUS TRIVET]. on June 7th Actual price: USD $160,000.
  7. Galerie Bassenge Liegender Akt on May 27th Actual price: USD $158,424.
  8. Arader Galleries Pileated Woodpecker, Plate 111. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $146,400.
  9. Sothebys TREATISES AND EPISTLES, IN THE LATIN TRANSLATION OF JOHN SARRAZIN AND WITH THE GLOSSES OF THOMAS GALLUS; on June 7th Actual price: USD $120,000.
  10. Arader Galleries Great American Hen & Young, Plate 6. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $97,600.
  11. Sothebys COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO THE TRUE ORIGINALL COPIES. THE SECOND IMPRESSION. on June 7th Actual price: USD $96,000.
  12. Sothebys COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO THE TRUE ORIGINAL COPIES. UNTO WHICH IS ADDED, SEVEN PLAYS, NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN FOLIO... on June 7th Actual price: USD $92,800.
  13. Galerie Bassenge Saatfrüchte sollen nicht vermahlen werden on May 27th Actual price: USD $89,544.
  14. Sothebys COMEDIES, HISTORIES, AND TRAGEDIES. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO THE TRUE ORIGINAL COPIES. THE THIRD IMPRESSION. AND UNTO THIS IMPRESSION IS ADDED SEVEN PLAYES, NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN FOLIO... on June 7th Actual price: USD $88,000.
  15. Arader Galleries Ivory-billed Woodpecker, Plate 66. on June 3rd Actual price: USD $85,400.
  16. Sothebys EGYPT AND NUBIA. on June 7th Actual price: USD $80,000.
  17. Sothebys TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD... BY LEMUEL GULLIVER... on June 7th Actual price: USD $76,800.
  18. Galerie Bassenge Dodo mit aufgestützten Armen on May 27th Actual price: USD $75,768.
  19. Bonhams An illuminated manuscript on vellum, being Byron's Ode to Napoleon, on June 7th Actual price: USD $75,000.
  20. Sothebys LA COMMEDIA [COMMENTARY BY JACOPO DELLA LANA, EDITED BY CHRISTOFAL BERARDI]. JACOPO DELLA LANA: CREDO; BOSONE DE GUBBIO: SOPRA LA COMMEDIA; JACOPO ALIGHIERI: SOPRA LA COMMEDIA; PSEUDO-DANTE ALIGHIERI: IL CREDO; GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO: VITA DI DANTE. on June 7th Actual price: USD $67,200.
  21. Sothebys PARADOXA STOICORUM. on June 7th Actual price: USD $67,200.
  22. Bonhams One Plate, from Mick Jagger on June 6th Actual price: USD $65,000.
  23. Sothebys LIBER CHRONICARUM. on June 7th Actual price: USD $64,000.
  24. Sothebys COMMENTARY ON THE PAULINE EPISTLES (‘MAGNA GLOSSATURA’), IN LATIN on June 7th Actual price: USD $60,800.
  25. Sothebys COMMENTARII. on June 7th Actual price: USD $57,600.



35 total sales reported this week:

Bruun Rasmussen. Books and Prints - Live auction begins May 30 on June 9th: 79.07%
ALDE. Autograph Letters and Manuscripts on June 8th: 73.05%
Christies. Contemporary Art Day Auction - Prints on June 8th: 92.31%
Skinner. Books and Manuscripts - Online bidstart 5/23 on June 2nd: 86.46%
Sothebys. The Library of William O’Brien: Property of the Milltown Park Charitable Trust on June 7th: 85.75%
Chiswick Auctions. General - Books and Prints on June 6th: 42.31%
Chiswick Auctions. Printed Books and Manuscripts on May 31st: 80.43%
Kedem Auction. Jewish and Israeli History and Culture on June 6th: 64.43%
Purcell Auctioneers. Antiques and Collectables -Books and Prints on June 7th: 77.14%
Treadway Toomey Auctions. 20th Century Art and Design - Prints on June 3rd: 74.16%
Swann Galleries. Maps and Atlases, Natural History and Color Plate Books on June 7th: 81.07%
Bonhams. Fine Books and Manuscripts on June 7th: 49.44%
Bonhams. Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples on June 6th: 46.11%
Bonhams. Animation Art on June 5th: 92.12%
Bruun Rasmussen. Prints on June 6th: 86.79%
Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers. Property from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Collection - Books, Prints and Ephemera on June 3rd: 94.03%
Vermot de Pas. Cinema Posters on June 1st: 44.00%
Arader Galleries. Summer 2017 Sale on June 3rd: 52.03%
Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions. Holy books, letters from Rabbis and Rebbes, Judaica, Maps, Periodicals, Postcards, banknotes, Eretz on May 3rd: 63.18%
De Baecque and Associes. Marine and Science - Globes, Prints on July 8th: 60.00%
De Baecque and Associes. A look on the twentieth century # 15 : Modern and Contemporary Art - Prints on June 1st: 77.61%
Dirk Soulis Auctions. Signed Prints by Local Artists on May 31st: 93.28%
Forum Auctions. Online Sale: Modern Literature on June 1st: 88.42%
Binoche et Giquello. Ancient and Modern Books - Travel on June 1st: 42.07%
Grays Auctioneers. Fine Art, Decorative Art - Prints on May 31st: 48.65%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Day 3 - Modern Art, Prints on June 1st: 74.02%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Day 1 - Prints, Postal on May 30th: 92.86%
Il Ponte. Interior Decorations - Day 2 - Militaria: Books, Prints on May 31st: 83.33%
Galerie Bassenge. Photography on May 31st: 52.07%
Galerie Bassenge. An American Private Collection - From Lesser Ury to Rolf Nesch on May 27th: 78.43%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Art, part 1 - Prints on May 27th: 67.88%
Galerie Bassenge. 15th-19th Century Prints on May 25th: 66.47%
Galerie Bassenge. Modern Art, Part 2 - Prints on May 27th: 80.00%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 96.06%
Heritage Auctions. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 5/28 on June 4th: 97.93%


For the week ahead 33 sales are scheduled:

Mon. Jun. 12th
Dorotheum . Vienna. Autographs. 364 lots
Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. Prints. 91 lots

Tue. Jun. 13th
Swann Galleries. New York. Art, Press & Illustrated Books. 286 lots
Sothebys. New York. Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Americana. 126 lots
Chiswick Auctions. London. Fine Art - Prints. 22 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Sporlympique III: 100% Sport Sale. 647 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. NASA Photographs. 150 lots

Wed. Jun. 14th
Bonhams. London. Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs. 236 lots
Artcurial. Paris. Books and Manuscripts. 259 lots
Old World Auctions. Glen Allen. Antique Maps, Globes, Charts, Atlases & Vintage Graphics - online bidstart 6/7. 441 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Printed Books, Maps and Documents. 664 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Art Photography. 189 lots
Dorotheum . Vienna. Modern and Contemporary Prints. 232 lots
RR Auction. Amherst. Fine Autographs & Artifacts - Internet bidstart 5/19. 822 lots
Dominic Winter Book Auctions. Gloucestershire. Fine Art and Antiques - Prints. 135 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Davidson Art College Collection - Online bidstart 6/7Co. 117 lots

Thu. Jun. 15th
Christies. New York. Books and Manuscripts. 246 lots
Minerva Auctions Roma. Roma. Books, Autographs and Prints. 674 lots
Christies. New York. Musical Masterpieces from the Metropolitan Opera Guild Collection. 52 lots
Christies. New York. Ornithology Library of Gerald Dorros. 39 lots
Forum Auctions. London. Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper. 97 lots
PBA Galleries. San Francisco. Rare Books and Manuscripts. 240 lots
Bloomsbury Auctions. London. Vintage Posters. 213 lots
PIASA. Paris. Engravings, etc.. 35 lots
Vermot de Pas. Paris. Children Books - Jean-Jacques Loup Original Drawings. 326 lots

Fri. Jun. 16th
Freemans. Philadelphia. Books, Maps and Manuscripts. 355 lots

Sat. Jun. 17th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Entertainment. 812 lots
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 134 lots
Leland Little Auctions. Hillsborough, NC. Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Davidson Art College Collection - Online bidstart 6/7. 24 lots
Christies. Paris. Comic Strips and Illustrations. 163 lots

Sun. Jun. 18th
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Comics - bidstart 6/11.
Heritage Auctions. Dallas. Sunday Internet Movie Posters - bidstart 6/11.
Clars Auction Gallery. Oakland. Antiques, Asian and Fine Arts: Prints. 51 lots

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RBH and AE

  • <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 95. Turing. <i>Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals</i>. Offprint. London, 1939. Robin Gandy's Copy. $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 98. Zernike, Fritz. The 1953 Nobel Prize for Physics: The Invention of the Phase-Contrast Microscope. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 111. Apple 1 Computer, operational, with exceptional provenance. $400,000 to $600,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1074. Bruce, Lenny. An unreleased 16 mm film by "Count" Lewis DePasquale featuring Lenny Bruce. $7,000 to $10,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1254. Hirohito. Manuscript in Japanese, "The Emperor's Monologue," transcribed by Terasaki Hidenari. $100,000 to $150,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1095. Goldman. Emma. Large archive of correspondence, much of it to Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh. $70,000 to $100,000
    <b>Bonhams: History of Science and Technology. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 109. Wozniak and Jobs. The First Digital "Blue Box", Berkeley, 1972. $30,000 to $50,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 46. Newton, Isaac. <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica</i>. 1st issue. London, 1687. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 49. Newton. Autograph Manuscript in English, a portion of a draft of Newton's study on revelation. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams: Voices of the 20th Century. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New York</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1027. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1st edition, 1st issue. Scribners, 1925. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1042. Hemingway., Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Presentation copy, one of 15 copies. Scribners, 1940. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 6:</b> Lot 1215. A 48-star American Flag, flown from LCT-703, sunk on Omaha Beach, December 1944. $15,000 to $20,000
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  • <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>John the Baptist</i>. initial 'H' cut from a choirbook [Lombardy or Siena, c. 1470s]. US$6,000–9,000
    <b>Christie’s Online, Dec. 5 – Dec. 12:</b> <i>Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839) seated on a terrace with Sikh noblemen</i>. [Punjab, North India, circa 1830-40]. Estimate: US$10,000–15,000
  • <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowling (J.K.). Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, original fine black pen and ink manuscript book by the author J.K.Rowling, with 31pp of text and illustrations. £80,000 to £120,000
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Blaeu (Johannes). <i>Vierde Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, welck vervat Engelandt</i>, i.e. <i>Theatrum Orbis Terrarum</i>. vol 4, England & Wales. £10,500 to £12,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Miró (Joan). L'Homme au Balencier, etching, aquatint and carborundum, printed in colours on Japan paper, signed in pencil lower right. £4,000 to £6,000
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Steve McCurry (b.1950). Afghan Girl, 1984, pigment inkjet print, signed and numbered 48/250 in pencil on lower margin. £2,500 to £3,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Keough (Pat and Rosemarie). <i>Antarctica</i>, no 228 of 950 copies, signed by the authors, many colour illustrations, original dark grey morocco. £2,800 to £3,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Rowlandson (Thomas). Darby & Joan, the idyllically contended couple sit either side of a stove in a cosy domestic interior, ink and watercolour on wove paper. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Procktor (Patrick). Tiny blue-eyed goldfish, watercolour, 310 x 460mm., signed in blue crayon, lower right, titled and inscribed Muscat Jan 19. £1,000 to £1,500
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Iouri Abramochkin (b.1936). Horsemen, Dagestan, 1968, Lambda print, printed later, signed, dated, editioned 1/8 and annotated in black ink verso. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Ravilious (Eric).- Shakespeare (William). Twelfth NIght, or, What You Will, number 79 of 275 copies , wood-engraved title. £800 to £1,200
    <b>Bloomsbury Auctions: Books and Works on Paper, including Fine Photographs. December 14, 2017</b>
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Michelangelo.- Chastel (André). <i>The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo</i>, Photography by Takashi Okamura, 2 vol., one of 600 sets, colour plates. £500 to £700
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Wyndham (John). <i>The Day of the Triffids; The Kraken Wakes; The Chrysalids;</i> together with 8 other volumes. All first editions. £400 to £600
    <b>Bloomsbury, Dec. 14:</b> Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946). Goats Along The Seine, 1894. Photogravure, printed 1990s by Dorothy Norman, one from an edition of 40 published by Aperture. £400 to £600